For over 65 years, Clarience Technologies has been a leading innovator and manufacturer of the highest quality, most trusted products for the commercial and recreational transportation marketplace.

1955

Began in 1955 with an ingenious idea that sparked a revolution in truck and trailer safety lighting. Tackling the problem of the short life of trailer lights, founder George Baldwin designed the first sealed marker light.

1981

Acquired Do-Ray Lamp Company (Colorado City, Colorado), giving the company a broad range of incandescent, bulb-replaceable lamps, many of which are still part of the Truck-Lite offering.

1993

Introduced world’s first LED S/T/T lamp for commercial vehicles.

1998

Introduced the first LED forward lighting for both military and commercial vehicles.

2000

Acquired Raydyot (Birmingham, UK), entering the mirror market.

2002

Acquired the assets of Signal-Stat Lighting Products, gaining manufacturing processes for sealed and bulb-replaceable lighting, turn signals, emergency lighting and vehicle accessories.

2004

Acquired FER (Eisenach, Germany), establishing European lighting manufacturing.

2006

Acquired Rubbolite (Harlow, UK), increasing European OEM and aftermarket lighting.

2009

Acquired DAVCO (Saline, MI), the North American leader in Class 8 heavy duty diesel powered truck fuel-heater/water separators and filter systems.

2015

Acquired RIGID Industries (Phoenix, AZ), the world leader in forward-projecting LED lighting used in agriculture, construction, police, fire, rescue, industrial, marine, military, mining, off-road and power sports.

2017

Truck-Lite launched Road Ready, the industry's first true “smart” trailer monitoring system, utilizing advanced telematics capabilities to analyze data and provide actionable intelligence to fleet operators.

2019

Acquired Lumitec Lighting (Delray Beach, Florida), leading designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions.

2020

Truck-Lite Holdings becomes Clarience Technologies - The Total Visibility Company.